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Tag Archives: Salmonella
I’m a bit of a sceptic when it comes to the idea that “phage therapy” is going to save us when the antibiotics fail. There have been enough clinical trails now to show that this cannot be true, at least … Continue reading
Salmonella has adapted what was once an antibacterial response into a signal for the correct time and place to secret its virulence proteins. Continue reading
Whole genome sequencing is not enough to diagnose and control Salmonella outbreaks. Continue reading
Why do some strains of Salmonella gauss gastoenteritis while closely-related organisms cause thyphoid? Continue reading
The use of metabolomics could lead to improved diagnostics for enteric fever. Continue reading
Invasive Salmonella infection is an important health problem that is worsening because of rising antimicrobial resistance and the changing Salmonella serovar spectrum. Novel vaccines with broad serovar coverage are needed, but suitable protective antigens remain largely unknown. This study identified … Continue reading
Host-to-host transmission in most Salmonella serovars occurs primarily via the fecal-oral route. Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi is a human host-adapted pathogen and some S. Typhi patients become asymptomatic carriers. These individuals excrete large numbers of the bacteria in their feces … Continue reading
Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) is an important food-borne pathogen that in humans causes a self-limited gastroenteritis, characterized by fever, acute intestinal inflammation, diarrhea, and the presence of neutrophils in stool samples. In addition, S. Typhimurium is a model … Continue reading